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Announcement: Thank you and goodbye 0 Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Announcement: Ask Antimoon 0 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:24 pm
Would anyone explain the current financial crisis in plain E (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:37 pm
Using 's possesive marker at the end of noun phrases. 14 Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:58 pm
How many times have you gone to... 5 Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:46 pm
Pronounciation 11 Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:43 pm
Why is New York called the Big Apple? 6 Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:21 am
Russel Brand's accent 5 Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:41 am
Stricter Vs More Strict 7 Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:37 pm
Overcoming a "plateau", help needed! 3 Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:58 am
OLD antimooners, (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:54 am
Which form of reporting would you use here and why? 1 Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:18 am
You Cannot Learn English Without Making Mistakes (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:14 am
How do you, personally, pronounce the word "terrorist&q 2 Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:09 am
Who are the most valuable Antimooners? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 46 Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:48 am
hefemale 5 Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:37 pm
Clauses 2 Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:30 pm
Why is Australian or Canadian English marginalized? 8 Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:49 pm
sweetheart 3 Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:08 am
Socialite vs socialist 2 Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:40 am
How dare you? 10 Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:19 am
A strange phrase 6 Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:52 pm
air jordan 7 wholesale jordan fusion 6 shoes cheap 0 Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:10 pm
Mimic your tongue language with English language ! 2 Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:44 pm
Which is correct: "As much as I do" or "As mu 3 Sat Sep 27, 2008 6:10 pm
take care 13 Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:46 am
I'm mad something fierce 1 Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:52 am
How long before AE and BrE become seperate languages? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:33 pm
but 1 Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:12 pm
what's the difference beteween rest, peace ,calm and repose? 6 Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:58 am
Raining Outside / Correct? 6 Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:43 am
Is John C Wells or Peter Ladefoged more authoritative? 6 Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:10 am
William Shakespeare's Works 8 Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:06 am
all over 5 Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:05 am
How's Golden Sparrow's accent? 3 Fri Sep 26, 2008 2:42 am
What answers can there be for 'How are you?' 7 Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:40 pm
Trafic jam 4 Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:14 am
Japan,no need to study english 9 Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:13 am
Is American accent emulated by youngsters in UK? 6 Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:34 pm
Which has influenced English more, Christinity or Shakespea? 7 Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:52 am
NYTimes piece on Palin 9 Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:47 am
What does popular culture generally refer to in English-spe? 1 Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:41 am
Homonyms 3 Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:24 pm
usage 3 Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:27 pm
The Geico Gecko's accent 5 Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:26 am
What is a Garden Path Sentence? 2 Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:44 am
What does this mean? 3 Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:43 am
good pm! 3 Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:41 am
St. John's (NF/NL) accent 0 Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:05 pm
Interesting Dialect Survey 5 Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:59 pm
having a hard for a job interview (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:31 am
American English in the UK? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 10 11 12 13 ) 180 Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:46 am
gears 5 Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:09 am
It has to offer 3 Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:54 pm
Elision - Lik(ed) to 8 Sun Sep 21, 2008 10:01 pm
Honeybees 1 Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:39 pm
sedating 1 Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:35 pm
squemishly 7 Sun Sep 21, 2008 7:42 pm
Singular or Plural 4 Sun Sep 21, 2008 7:17 pm
Which definition of "grammar"? 6 Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:33 pm
it doesn't matter the 1 Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:55 am
how can i be fluent in english for just a month. (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:53 am
Simplification 11 Sun Sep 21, 2008 1:59 am
Can you read this? 8 Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:36 am
"minor life" 5 Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:25 am
Collins Cobuild / Collins English Dictionary 3 Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:23 pm
Games in English and/or another language (Spanish) 1 Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:07 pm
my smoke doesn't go over at all 3 Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:08 pm
can anyone plz correct this? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:03 pm
Man winking to man in American culture (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Thu Sep 18, 2008 7:42 pm
Is there something wrong with the line "There doesn't.. 5 Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:57 am
Which brands of "English-Your native language" Dic (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:02 am
what's the difference between rest, peace ,calm and repose? 1 Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:45 pm
Foreign films and accents (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Sep 17, 2008 6:34 pm
big brother 6 Wed Sep 17, 2008 3:56 pm
Seeking American and Korean people 1 Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:56 am
Use of; "If I was...", or "If I were..." 9 Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:30 am
English is still mostly phonetic (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:59 pm
What are you doing tomorrow 9 Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:21 pm
Do AE and BE sometimes overlapping? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:17 am
Loves it! 13 Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:34 am
RP vs Stand.Italian 10 Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:47 pm
I do not understand WILL (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:08 am
Never ending story, part 1 (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:38 pm
Difficulty of learning English to near-native level 8 Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:08 pm
Everybody hello assist me 5 Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:53 am
How do you define 'the West'? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:26 pm
"Knowing" a word? 5 Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:10 pm
Is London or New York a more attractive place to live? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 54 Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:26 pm
Tell her. -I have 3 Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:15 am
more like care in the community 3 Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:19 am
writing the words English correctly without mistakes . how? 14 Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:46 pm
Why manufactured sentences? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:03 am
He's gayer than what?? 12 Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:24 pm
Poem 13 Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:16 pm
Now in the past 2 Tue Sep 09, 2008 10:43 pm
Do we really report speech? 2 Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:54 pm
Post 0-4 conditionals 3 Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:52 pm
know 9000 words still use dictionary 9 Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:46 pm
Madonna's accent in Give it2me 2 Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:38 pm
Are you interested in learning Mandarin? 1 Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:56 am
ESL-based activities you wouldn't do in ESL classes 4 Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:17 am
Do these spellings reflect pronunciation? 7 Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:13 am
What is he talking about? 6 Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:10 am
how yu doung? 4 Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:50 am
LPGA English Rule 4 Mon Sep 08, 2008 8:35 pm
More example sentences for dictionaries 1 Mon Sep 08, 2008 8:20 pm
Hafta 10 Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:53 pm
Australian and New Zealand Accents 2 Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:52 pm
to forge 3 Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:20 pm
legalese 6 Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:22 am
CringeFest 7: I don't have an accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 134 Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:23 pm
Twin Cities 7 Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:38 am
Low Central Merger 9 Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:59 am
Ununsual plural forms in English (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:15 am
Where am I from? (accent localization) 2 Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:54 pm
What's the correct 6 Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:43 pm
What's "home run" 4 Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:23 pm
It's all swings and roundabouts 3 Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:32 pm
The Belarusian Language is Doomed? 5 Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:35 pm
Some people can absorb accents naturally 1 Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:11 pm
The sounds of American English (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 74 Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:44 pm
Laura Braun's contest.... (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:09 am
CVS in Seattle 3 Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:35 am
Which one is correct, "look at my eyes" or "l 4 Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:59 am
Do native English speakers ever get mixed up with these? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:11 am
The significance of Folklore 9 Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:25 am
Foreign: For or Far 12 Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:08 am
What do you think of Michael Phelps' accent? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ) 108 Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:16 pm
American pronunciation of "new, tuesday, tube etc" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:33 pm
crabs and STDs 2 Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:32 am
pronunciation of n, d, p, q, s, t 2 Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:31 am
over the line 5 Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:23 am
Spelling rules need updating, not scrapping 13 Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:04 am
all the best 2 Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:31 am
Asking about 'pass' 6 Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:28 am
use of invariably 4 Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:26 am
if you should have a problem, call me 3 Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:21 am
what do you do 1 Wed Sep 03, 2008 2:09 am
My Accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 124 Wed Sep 03, 2008 1:35 am
Canadian vowels 7 Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:31 pm
spelling reform 2 Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:28 pm
What languages are spoken in Jamaica? 11 Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:07 pm
"knows not" in a Nirvana song. (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:00 pm
which is right 6 Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:27 pm
why is baby it and dogs he or she (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sat Aug 30, 2008 2:41 am
either 7 Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:41 am
fieldable 1 Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:26 pm
bode well for 6 Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:23 pm
status quo 3 Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:16 pm
Recording Sample 1 5 Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:24 pm
learning by watching tv 10 Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:29 pm
Time for an international standard for English? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:47 am
Native or not? (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:06 am
wow....just wow 5 Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:45 am
Indian English vs American English? (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:24 pm
Is BrE past tense usage going the way of AmE? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 53 Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:59 pm
Fuck all your couches. 1 Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:55 am
a lot of 1 Sun Aug 24, 2008 10:48 pm
progressive tense 1 Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:04 pm
Double Dutch 14 Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:45 pm
Cultural diferences... (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:40 pm
improbable vs unlikely 3 Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:37 pm
Washington, DC accent 10 Sat Aug 23, 2008 7:30 am
Help me some one plz...!!! 4 Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:33 am
"England" (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 76 Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:03 pm
Can we say "an Olympics", "an/one Olympic Gam 5 Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:04 am
more ramdom q's 4 Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:50 am
Ontario accent 5 Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:32 am
Aunt Hazel 3 Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:24 am
English ee 12 Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:03 am
Why do some here wish that English was linguistically pure? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 10 11 12 13 14 ) 196 Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:37 pm
Candidates Nowadays 1 Tue Aug 19, 2008 6:22 am
What is neutral accent ? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:15 pm
baby mama 3 Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:15 pm
Pacific Northwest accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 39 Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:06 pm
Olympics Opening Ceremony 13 Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:52 am
Can you distinguish UK accent from US when singing? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:50 pm
wholesale air jordan wholesale jordan wholesale nike dunk 0 Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:42 pm
got in a good bit of people watching 1 Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:20 am
to get the hang of something 2 Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:22 am
random qs 6 Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:31 pm
Pronunciation: -dth (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:25 am
The Jokder's Disorder (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:52 pm
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (LDOCE) 0 Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:32 pm
oil 5 Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:08 am
titled vs entitled 4 Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:50 am
GoW 4 Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:49 am
Intrinsic 4 Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:21 am
usage of flawless 3 Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:41 am
may/might 2 Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:40 pm
benefit of doubt 7 Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:17 pm
"mispelling", and "mispronounciation" 11 Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:14 pm
Incorrect usage of the word "get" (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:04 pm
Cali accent on ABC news 3 Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:09 pm
Farthest relative vs furthest relative 2 Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:26 pm
English lovers: are you left-brained or right-brained? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:10 am
What does it mean? 2 Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:28 am
Northern British accent? 11 Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:57 pm
She lost her swan 11 Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:35 pm
The Great Gatsby 3 Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:57 pm
"hanged" vs. "hung" 14 Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:57 pm
Fashion of handbags, wallets, apparel, strap 0 Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:20 am
"unite" and "unique" 6 Tue Aug 12, 2008 2:16 am
get familiar to /with 1 Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:59 pm
Collins Cobuild -- changes & new website 1 Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:25 pm
Moderators, please delete the spam! 0 Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:04 pm
Is /ju/ in words like "mute" one phoneme or two? (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:47 pm
Mr and Mrs Random!!! 2 Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:14 am
profess vs confess 5 Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:08 am
approve or approve of 3 Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:05 am
half going 9 Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:03 am
On CNN 8 Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:11 pm
International English 12 Sun Aug 10, 2008 6:15 pm
'alfresco' Can any one tell the exact meaning of the word? 8 Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:44 pm
"it's not what good girls do, not how they should behav 2 Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:36 pm
Do you know about coffee? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:59 pm
Anybody can tell where he is from? 7 Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:52 am
Give us the play by play here 5 Sat Aug 09, 2008 11:29 pm
"lice" as a collective noun. 3 Sat Aug 09, 2008 10:13 pm
Ambiguous 4 Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:40 pm
What is your view? 6 Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:20 pm
pronoun 10 Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:42 am
Is English a good language? 9 Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:25 am
Omission of "did" 5 Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:08 am
Remission 2 Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:33 am
to put something in perspective 2 Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:31 am
"could" being the past tense of "can". (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:24 pm
"writing" 4 Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:48 pm
Would you help me please!!! 0 Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:04 pm
"ong" in American cot-caught nonmerged speech. (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:30 am
Litmus 2 Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:16 pm
backslide vs backtrack 8 Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:14 pm
Ways to annoy your English teacher. (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:56 pm
"yeah" 10 Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:43 pm
difference 0 Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:16 pm
"sweet dreams are made of this" (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:13 am
How to politely ask 'Where are you from?' (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 55 Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:41 am
Good and Balanced: This Looks Closely at Why Adults 1 Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:40 pm
Heteronyms in English 1 Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:51 pm
"verse" 4 Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:39 pm
accent sample (non-native speaker) 8 Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:32 pm
Doublets in English 3 Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:23 pm
subtle 7 Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:51 pm
How to pronunce "o" in "pot" 7 Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:03 pm
long vs lengthy 3 Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:52 pm
You gotta problem? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:30 am
Statistics about monolingualism in the US? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:12 am
Which one is more common and natural? 4 Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:00 am
Naming verbs 4 Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:39 am
Poem 2 3 Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:20 pm
Fonetic spelling of Inglish (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:07 pm
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